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Should a Fence Stay Be Repaired or Replaced?

April 12, 2019 10:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Try as you might, your fence won’t last forever, and this is particularly true for wooden fence stays in Utah. You have two choices when your fence stays break or begin to fall apart: you can either repair them or replace them. This post will help you decide when it’s best to fix it or when you should just buy a new one. When to repair Let’s start out with repairs. Here are a couple of examples of when repairing wooden fence stays in Utah is your best bet: If damages are minor or cosmetic: There’s certainly no reason to... View Article


Which Woods Handle Wet Weather Better?

March 29, 2019 10:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s no surprise that wood’s number one enemy is moisture. Just ask anyone who’s ever tried to start a campfire after a rainstorm or who’s tried building something with a warped piece of lumber! But did you know that different types of wood handle moisture better than others? Continue reading to learn which woods handle moisture the best, and which you need to avoid the next time you’re buying firewood in Utah: Mahogany: Durable and fine-grained, mahogany stands up to water really well. It resists shrinking, swelling and warping, which makes it an excellent option to build boats. As if... View Article


Making Art with Logs

March 14, 2019 11:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Logs aren’t just commonly used for practical woodworking and construction applications—they can also be used for more artistic purposes. As a small log supplier in Utah, we have worked with many customers who purchase logs specifically for art projects they have in mind. By exercising your creativity, you can figure out a wide variety of cool, unique ways to repurpose wooden logs and stumps into art pieces, furniture, flower pots and so much more. Here are just a few examples of some of the most unique and creative ideas we’ve come across for using logs in artwork. Flower pots and... View Article


What Sealants Are Safe to Use on Wooden Fence Posts in Utah?

February 28, 2019 11:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re looking into investing in a new wooden fence for your property, one of the most important considerations you should keep in mind is how you can prevent your fence posts from rotting. We frequently have customers ask us about the type of sealants they should use on their fence posts to keep rot from setting in, but the more important consideration is actually which overall steps they should be taking to prevent rot from becoming a major issue. With this in mind, here are some tips on how you can protect your wooden fence posts in Utah from... View Article


How to Prevent Your Tipi from Flooding

February 12, 2019 7:54 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Tipis can be a lot of fun, and can make for great getaway locations or even, for some people, permanent residences. Many resorts and other types of tourist businesses have also taken to using tipis to give travelers a unique way of enjoying the wilderness. Of course, considering tipis come with a hole in the top, you’re going to want to know how to prevent that tipi from flooding in the event that the rains come in. Fortunately, there is a wide variety of weatherproofing options for your tipis that you can use during wet and windy weather. Read on... View Article